Hannibal crosses the Alps AE medal 534 AUC (220 BC) Jean Dassier


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Hannibal crosses the Alps, AE medal, Dated 534 AUC(Ab urbe condita), or -220 CE (Current era)

By Jean Dassier & sons. Circa 1740-1750. Possibly from Switzerland.
Eisler 25b.
Obv.: ANNIBAL, Helmeted bust of Hannibal left, with large shield decorated with a running horse.
Rev.: ANNIBAL PASSE LES  ALPES.  A. R. 534, Depicting Hannibal crossing the Alpes: Hannibal’s forces traverse the Alps; in distance, flames and smoke from the fires employed to clear the route
16.70 g
31.6 mm